View Mobile Site

Liberal boys hold off Panthers

Great Bend High School Panther Jacob Murray (23) drives against Liberal High Redskin Alex Carrillo (3) in the Panthers' home contest Friday night. Co-WAC leader Liberal beat Great Bend 50-38.

View Larger
View »


Great Bend’s hard-nosed boys basketball team knows the script all too well.

Brilliant play by Kody Crosby and Brayden Smith and a hard-nosed defensive effort will keep the Panthers within range.

But one poor streak of basketball will typically cost the Panthers a chance at a victory.

Smith played all-world defense on 6-foot-6 Deladris Green and worked for 15 points. Crosby accounted for the Panthers’ first eight points.

But a 13-0 first-quarter streak by Liberal ignited a 50-38 Western Athletic Conference victory over Great Bend (3-11, 0-4 WAC) Friday.

Liberal’s Cade Hinkle ...

** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...